Community Spotlight: Meeting Tiamat

We caught up with Tiamat: long-time Arweave community member, builder of Chronobot.io and creator of the infamous brain-twisting Arweave Puzzles! Read more to get the low-down on our mysterious puzzle master:

Country of residence:

France

Occupation:

Programmer

What do you like to do with your spare time?

Reading and sports

How did you find out about the Arweave permaweb?

I have been watching the Arweave project since early 2018

What piqued your interest in decentralisation and the blockchain space and when?

Smart contracts, early 2017

A few months back, you distinguished yourself as the Arweave puzzlemaster by releasing a number of cryptic puzzles onto the permaweb with an unlockable reward. Have you always crafted your own puzzles, and if so, we’d love to know how you got into this?

I like tangible puzzles, like Hanayama. Then I saw a Bitcoin puzzle on Reddit and I realized that permaweb is such a good place to store puzzles because of the immutable environment. I also see it like a good way to raise awareness about the Arweave project.

Do you plan to unleash more puzzles into the community?

Maybe, if I get ideas.

You also created Chronobot which displays Arweave network statistics, amongst other things. Did you build Chronobot yourself?

Yes, I wanted a tool to see how Arweave nodes are doing and nothing public was available at that time, so I created chronobot.io/arweave

What other communities are you a part of?

Radix

If you could build any dApp, what would it be and why?

I am working on something, but can’t disclose yet.

What does a decentralised future look like to you?

With so many pros and cons, I believe humanity is not ready for decentralization. Definitely an exciting experiment.

Where can people follow your work?

Website: chronobot.io

Twitter: ArweaveP

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